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2 schools get grant money

Apr 17, 2014 3:48pm

Two Arkansas schools will receive $6.1 million in federal School Improvement Grant money, state education officials said Monday.

Wonder Junior High School in the West Memphis School District...

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Policy changes aimed at helping non-violent offenders

Nov 13, 2013 3:11pm

By Rob Moritz

Arkansas News Bureau

When the Omega Technical Violators Center in Malvern opened eight years ago, it was supposed to be an alternative to more prison time for parolees...

Only 137 schools in state meet achievement goals

Nov 13, 2013 3:26pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

The state Department of Education has classified 137 of Arkansas’ 1,055 public schools as “achieving,” meaning they have met their annual achievement...


Nov 13, 2013 3:28pm

In Brief

Cash Saver

Dec. 8, 2013, is Thriftway’s last day in business, according to store officials. Soon after, the Clinton grocery store will reopen as Cash Saver.

Cash Saver...

This National Weather Service map shows the Hard Freeze Warnings and Freeze Warnings as of 10 p.m. Monday.

Freezing temperatures in state forecast

Nov 11, 2013 9:51pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A cold front approaching from the north will bring the coldest temperatures of the season so far to Arkansas, with mid-week lows dipping below freezing statewide, the National...

October state revenue slightly above forecast

Nov 06, 2013 6:00am

By Rob Moritz

Arkansas News Bureau

State revenue came in slightly above forecast in October, the state finance office reported Monday.

The October results were mixed as income...

AG: Scam targets bank customers

Nov 06, 2013 2:28pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is warning Arkansas consumers about a widespread scam in which con artists are posing as representatives of financial institutions in order to obtain credit card...

Team calculating state’s water supply numbers

Oct 30, 2013 6:02am

From the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission

The Arkansas Water Plan Update Team, the guiding force concerning the state’s policy for long-term water management, is currently calculating...

Clemmer announces for Congress

Oct 30, 2013 11:46pm

LITTLE ROCK — Republican state Rep. Ann Clemmer of Benton officially announced for the 2nd District congressional seat Wednesday.

“Our country is in trouble,” Clemmer told a small crowd in...

Feds accepting applications for water quality monitoring assistance through next week

Oct 30, 2013 11:40pm

LITTLE ROCK – Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have through the end of next week to apply for federal assistance to monitor edge of field water quality on agricultural lands in targeted...

Lawmaker says private option delay being considered

Oct 30, 2013 11:30pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state legislator said Wednesday there is talk among some lawmakers of delaying implementation of Arkansas’ plan to use Medicaid money to subsidize private insurance coverage for...

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